Vera Burridge Baits, a 1915 graduate of the University of Michigan, was a regent of the University of Michigan from 1943 (when she replaced Franklin Cook) until 1957.

Baits Drive on the University's North Campus is named after her.

Baits, Vera Burridge (1892-1963) — of Grosse Pointe Park, Wayne County, Mich. Born in Detroit, Wayne County, Mich., May 15, 1892. Republican. School teacher; member of University of Michigan board of regents, 1943-57; appointed 1943. Female. Died in 1963. Burial location unknown.